Genomic testing can help limit cases of BVD in cattle

Since its discovery in 1946, bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) has been a continuing problem of the cattle industry. In infected cattle, the virus can lead to decreased reproduction, lower feed efficiency, higher mortality and morbidity rates — contributing to astronomical costs for cattle farmers around the world.

Adding up the cost is a daunting task, […]

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Animal Science

How Researchers Judge Horses’ Temperaments – The Horse How do you describe a horse’s personality? How do you quantify it? Researchers have developed a new equine personality test that may help […]